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We are definitely living in testing times when it comes to believing the content on all manner of platforms. Everybody has something to say, but is anyone saying anything worthwhile? What is GOOD NEWS? It’s the information which gives us hope, confidence, encouragement, excitement that everything is going to be ok. There’s way too much negative stories that do the opposite and this information is what headlines are made of. If you… Read More

Outreach was always a natural gift On Sunday May 20th 1984, I had already been involved in a local church serving where I could for three years. I joined this particular church because of its youth focus, I was seventeen years old and full of energy. The church community were very prolific in street outreach and every Saturday night they had a rock concert in a dark hall with a capacity of… Read More

What’s in it for for me? Community has all sorts of benefits and setbacks depending on the overall expectations of those who participate. Motivation is a big part, what’s the motivation for joining? Some join a community to take from the community. This is the person with very low interpersonal skills and has a one track mind, “What’s in it for me?” 1. They are known for taking but not giving back…. Read More

There’s no one that likes order like me, but order for the sake of order can be madness. The very idea of order shouldn’t suggest that everything looks perfect, nothing could be further from the truth. Order is about creating flow and the ability to move in any direction necessary to achieve something greater than ourselves. Order is not about having a clean desk as the end goal. Most of my work… Read More

Today for most of the Christian world and next Sunday of Orthodox Christians, we observe the greatest moment in the Kosmos. Unfortunately for many, this is a cultural holiday lightly observed that has very little connection to the meaning of life. For us who believe in the Resurrection of Jesus, we celebrate this moment every day. As a result, our hearts are full, our spirit is at peace and our passion is… Read More

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